Bridging the Divide : A Conversation with Professor Jim Woodhouse
By Joseph Curtin, The Strad, August 2005
It’s no use coming in and telling makers what to do. Scientific advice should come with a government health warning – may be harmful to your instrument! Science can be useful in sending you in the right direction, but if you follow some theory to the point where you start to think, ‘I don’t want to do this, but science says I must,’ then the science is probably wrong.